Dr. Matthew Blecha, MD

Dr. Matthew Blecha, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Matthew Blecha, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University in 2001 and specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.

2913 N Commonwealth Ave

Chicago, IL 60657

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Blecha performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Blecha's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blecha "Care of peripheral vascular disease includes : lower extremity arterial disease; carotid artery occlusive disease; varicose veins and lower extremity venous insufficiency; aortic and peripheral artery aneurysms; deep vein thrombosis; renal artery and mesenteric artery occlusive disease; dialysis access; wound care"

2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Vasculitis
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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27  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 12/15/2015
    Amount or Range: $750,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: COOK COUNTY, IL
    State: Illinois
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Boston College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Saint Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Saint Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Uw Health Uw Hospitals and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Blecha has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Blecha has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blecha's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blecha to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Blecha's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Nothing but problems with this doctor. First surgery prescribes an inadequate amount of pain medicine. Ended up in the ER on morphine drip because of it. When other surgeons in ER found out about medicine dosage, all were stunned. Second surgery dr blecha writes a prescription that has 2 narcotics...more
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